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background image LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS FALL SEMESTER 2016 COURSE OUTLINE - Instructor: Peter M. Burrell, Esq. B 06 Lindner Hall
Office Hours:   Monday/Wednesday 2:30-330 PM - meet after class to schedule appointment Teaching assistants: Lizzy Dinevski Email Priya Mullen
Email   Textbook The Legal Environment Today, Miller & Cross, 8 th  edition, referred to  as “Text” in this Course Outline
Weekly Outside Readings Copies of cases, articles and other materials are available on 
Blackboard - in Weekly Outside Readings tab.
Outside Reading for Book Report/Final Paper Upton Sinclair, The Jungle any edition is fine although I like the 
Penguin Books Deluxe Edition ISBN 978 – 0 – 14-303958-7. Also note 
that it is available as an audiobook on LibriVox  (finish reading  before Module on Employment Law)  This book is the subject of book report/final paper – see prompt on 
Blackboard at Book Report Prompt tab – Due end of Week 14
background image Learning objectives: News   reports   raise   awareness   on   a   daily   basis   that   there   are   legal
consequences that flow from decisions that business owners and individuals
As future business owners/leaders, business managers and entrepreneurs
(“business   leaders”),   this   course   will   help   you   effectively   analyze
substantive legal issues business leaders face. This course will help develop
your   ability   as   future   business   leaders   to   exercise   informed   judgments
regarding ethical and legal issues that arise in business. 
After taking this course you will be able to: Explain in your own words what the law is; where it comes from and how
the law and regulations impact decisions business owners make and how
they work with lawyers
Describe what litigation is and what purpose it serves and how it works in
State and Federal court systems in the United States 
Analyze the role of lawyers in their interactions with business leaders Demonstrate skills in the application of principles of contract formation and
Learn how tort law protects individuals from wrongful conduct that harms
individuals and companies 
Gain an understanding of the laws impacting the employment relationship
and   anticipate   the   risks   and   prevent   the   consequences   associated   with
inappropriate employee or company behavior
Define   and   describe   the   legal   protections   that   encourage   innovation   in
inventing new things, creating new works of art, music and literature 
background image BUSINESS LAW ASSIGNMENTS FALL SEMESTER 2016   MODULE 1  The Law. Lawyers, courts, litigation, trials and other ways to resolve a dispute. Our OBJECTIVES in this module are to answer: Why are we here?
What is Law and where do laws come from?
How do laws/regulations affect business owners?
What happens if a business owner violates the law or someone harms
a business/business owner?
What is litigation? How do courts work? Are there other ways to 
resolve disputes? 
How do business owners work with lawyers?  
In order to answer these questions you will need to:  Come to class Participate in in class activities – Dr. Byer and Dr. Seller case study 
and other Think/Pair/Share activities
Read the text - chapters 1, 2, 3 and 4 Complete a Group project – which will require you to read a Group 
Project prompt and materials form Radiation Oncology case which 
includes – a demand letter, a case called 
Lavin       v. Ehrlich, Motion for  Summary Judgment in Radiation Oncologist Case, Entry Granting 
Summary Judgment in Radiation Oncologist Case 
Read cases including  Knight Riders of Ku Klux Klan v. City of  Cincinnati, see, Blackboard Weekly outside readings) Watch the  Hot Coffee documentary in class 3

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Department: Biology
Course: Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy
Professor: Smock
Term: Fall 2016
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